: :inin Kyiv (EET)

Section: World Press about Ukraine

    Avalanche in French Alps Kills 5 Military, Two Others Injured
    Jan18

    Avalanche in French Alps Kills 5 Military, Two Others Injured

    An avalanche killed at least five military personnel and seriously injured two other servicemen on Monday while they were skiing in the French Alps, local authorities said. The avalanche happened in early afternoon in Valfrejus in the department of Savoie and caught 51 military personnel by surprise as they were skiing off-piste, the police said...

    Russian Negotiators Is Optimistic About "Ways" for Ukrainian Conflict
    Jan18

    Russian Negotiators Is Optimistic About "Ways" for Ukrainian Conflict

    18 de enero de 2016, 12:50Moscow, Jan 18 (Prensa Latina) The Russian representative at the Minsk negotiations on Ukraine, Boris Gryzlov, today ruled out that the solution to the conflict between Kiev and the insurgent People””s Republics of Donetsk and Lugansk has reached an impasse. …read more Source: Prensa...

    Russian Health Ministry announces about flu epidemic
    Jan18

    Russian Health Ministry announces about flu epidemic

    This year flu epidemic will start not only from the northern parts of China, which generally happens, but also from Ukraine. …read more Source:...

    Russian ruble hits a new low as oil prices weaken
    Jan18

    Russian ruble hits a new low as oil prices weaken

    MOSCOW (AP) — The Russian ruble, battered by weak oil prices, on Monday fell to an all-time low against the euro and dropped to its lowest level in more than a year against the dollar. The Central Bank set the official exchange rate at over 85 rubles to the euro on Monday. The national currency declined by 2 percent to 79.1 rubles to the dollar...

    Avalanche in French Alps kills 5 military, two others injured
    Jan18

    Avalanche in French Alps kills 5 military, two others injured

    An avalanche killed at least five military personnel and seriously injured two other servicemen on Monday while they were skiing in the French Alps, local authorities said. The avalanche happened in early afternoon in Valfrejus in the department of Savoie and caught 51 military personnel by surprise as they were skiing off-piste, the police said...

    Climate Adaptation Is Key to Managing Interconnected Global Risks
    Jan18

    Climate Adaptation Is Key to Managing Interconnected Global Risks

    The consequences of climate change are causing growing concern among global leaders as they intersect with a large number of interconnected global risks.The Global Risks Report 2016, published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Zurich Insurance Group and other leading institutions, found that while geopolitical risk such as...

    Russian Ruble Hits Year Low as Oil Prices Weaken
    Jan18

    Russian Ruble Hits Year Low as Oil Prices Weaken

    The Russian ruble, battered by weak oil prices, on Monday dropped to a new low and broke an all-time record against the euro. The national currency was down 1.8 percent at 79 rubles to the dollar by 5 p.m. Moscow time (1400GMT), its lowest mid-trading level since December 2014. The ruble fell to an all-time low against the euro as the Central...

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack
    Jan18

    Burkina Faso capital security tightens after jihadi attack

    OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso (AP) — In the wake of a weekend attack that left up to 32 dead, security was beefed up across Burkina Faso’s capital Monday as businesses and banks reopened. The West African nation also announced a joint effort with Mali in the fight against jihadi elements in the West African region. “Please go ahead and search...

    Russian influence ‘detected’ in Ukraine referendum campaign
    Jan18

    Russian influence ‘detected’ in Ukraine referendum campaign

    Russian influence has been ‘detected’ in the Dutch referendum on the EU’s treaty with Ukraine and US security officials are… …read more Source:...

    Lithuania President Says Ukraine May Be Granted EU Visa-free Regime by Year-end
    Jan18

    Lithuania President Says Ukraine May Be Granted EU Visa-free Regime by Year-end

    Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite forecasts a visa-free regime with the European Union may be granted to Ukraine in late 2016 or early 2017. …read more Source:...